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Social Worker Children's Assessment and Safeguarding Team (CAST)

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment, Children In Need, Community
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
South East
£35 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker  Children's Assessment and Safeguarding Team (CAST) - Hampshire - £35p/h

A social worker is needed for a CAST (children's assessment and safeguarding) team based in Farnham, Hampshire. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a supported and streamlined delivery of care as CASTs form the basis of a new multi-disciplinary model of working with other disciplines.

Each team has a team manager, an assistant team manager, between 6 and 9 social workers, and other professionals such as children and family support worker, DV worker, a substance misuse worker and a perpetrator worker.

The benefit of CAST is that children and families have one social worker instead of a change over from R&A to child in need. This provides greater continuity and helps outcomes to be achieved more efficiently.  

Benefits of this Social Worker role:

  • High paying rates
  • Autonomy in role 
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Stable team
  • Lower caseloads
  • Regular supervision
  • Long term contract 
  • Opportunity to advance into management 

In a CAST Social Work role, you will have/be:

  • Experience working with new Public Law Outline (PLO)
  • Attended LAC reviews 
  • Liaising with other professionals
  • Have knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Holding complex cases
  • Section 47s
  • Completed core sssessments
  • Attended child protection meetings
  • Worked with children on Child Protection Plans, Looked after Children and Children in Need
  • Attended court
  • Written good quality court reports

As a Social Worker you MUST be:

  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • A full UK license holder

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6996
Contact: Amy Ormrod

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